Archive for the ‘History’ Category

The Monk of Mokha

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 13:22 | Biography, Businesses, History | 0 Comment
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Author : Dave EggersDetail : "From the popular author of The Circle - the absorbing true story of a young Yemeni yankee man, raised in San Francisco, United Nations agency dreams of resurrecting the traditional art of Yemeni low however finds himself unfree in national capital by war Mokhtar Alkhanshali is 24 and dealing as a guard once he becomes fascinated with the wealthy history of low and Yemen's central place in it. He leaves San Francisco and travels deep into his ancestral home...

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Origins : How The Earth Made Us

Monday, 4 March 2019, 7:57 | History | 0 Comment
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Author : Lewis DartnellDetail : "'A sweeping, sensible summary of the history not solely of our species however of the planet … Dartnell encompasses a rare talent in having the ability to examine the large image - and explaining why it matters' PETER FRANKOPAN, author of The Silk Roads When we name human history, we have a tendency to concentrate on nice leaders, mass migration and decisive wars. however however has the planet itself determined our destiny? however has our planet...

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God Is Not Great

Monday, 25 February 2019, 0:21 | History, Religious & Spiritual | 0 Comment
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Author : Christopher Hitchens Detail : "God isn't nice is that the final case against faith. during a series of acute readings of the main spiritual texts, Christopher Hitchens demonstrates the ways in which within which faith is semisynthetic, perilously sexually repressing and distorts the terribly origins of the cosmos. Above all, Hitchens argues that the thought of AN wise God has deeply broken humanity, and proposes that the globe may be an excellent deal comfortable while not...

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Stet : A Memoir

Monday, 18 February 2019, 6:04 | Biography, History, Political | 0 Comment
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Author : Diana Athill Detail : "Diana Athill's memoir of a life spent operating with a number of the magnetic characters World Health Organization have dominated 20th-century literature. in an exceedingly prose sort of irreproducible wit and rare candour, she recounts tales from a protracted life in publication, together with her reflections on writing writers like V.S. Naipaul, Jean Rhys, Gitta Sereny and Brian Moore. She additionally provides associate account of her own writing career,...

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The Illumination of Ursula Flight

Sunday, 3 February 2019, 1:54 | Fiction, History | 0 Comment
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Author : Anna-Marie Crowhurst Detail : "One of Stylist's must-read books of 2018. 'Original and charming, joyous and funny.' Tessa Hadley'...[this] debut novel sweeps America away to the globe of Ursula Flight, wannabee histrion and dramatist in 17th-century Britain. Ursula could be a spirited and funny protagonist.' Sarah Shaffi, Stylist 'ON THE fifteenth DAY OF December within the YEAR OF OUR LORD 1664, an excellent light-weight BLOOMED within the DARK SKY...' Born on the night of...

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A Capitol Death : Flavia Albia 7

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 1:10 | Adventure, Crime, Fiction, History | 0 Comment
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Author : Lindsey Davis Detail : "A tragic accident . . . or was it? Emperor Domitian has been awarded (or rather, has demanded) one more Triumph to celebrate 2 alleged victories. Preparations ar going swimmingly till one amongst the boys overseeing arrangements for the celebration accidentally falls to his death from a drop-off on the symbolic Capitoline Hill. But Flavia Albia suspects there is a lot of to the incident than meets the attention, as there ar lots of those who would are...

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The Doll Factory

Sunday, 27 January 2019, 9:52 | Fiction, History, Romance, Thrillers | 0 Comment
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Author : Elizabeth Macneal Detail : "A sharp, scary, resplendently reminiscent tale of affection, art and obsession.' - Paula Hawkins, author of The woman on the Train. The Doll manufactory by Elizabeth Macneal is that the intoxicating story of a young lady WHO aspires to be associate creator, and therefore the man whose obsession might destroy her world for ever. London. 1850. the nice Exhibition is being erected in Hyde Park and among the gang observance the spectacle 2 individuals...

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A Shout in the Ruins

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 1:02 | Fiction, History | 0 Comment
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Author : Kevin Powers Detail : "One of the Amazon Editors' Best Books of 2018. Following his vastly celebrated debut novel, The Yellow Birds, Kevin Powers returns to the piece of ground and its aftermath, now in his native Virginia, simply before and through the warfare and ninety years later. The novel pinpoints with inerrable emotional depth the character of random violence, the requirement of affection and compassion, and also the fragility and valuableness of life. it'll endure as a...

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Battle Scars : A Story of War and All That Follows

Monday, 24 December 2018, 13:05 | Archaeology, History | 0 Comment
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Author : Jason Fox Detail : THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'A vivid, searing account of a life at war.' BEAR GRYLLS This is a real story. The events portrayed happened throughout the last decade in Associate in Nursing anonymous warzone. The names and locations are redacted to safeguard the safety of these concerned and also the practices of nation U. S. Army Special Forces. Out of respect for the KIA and survivors, everything else has been told because it happened... Jason Fox...

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Saturday, 18 August 2018, 6:07 | Fiction, History | 0 Comment
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Author : Heather Morris Detail:For readers of Schindler's List, the person United Nations agency bust into stockade and therefore the Boy within the patterned Pyjamas comes a heart-breaking story of the highest of humanity within the terribly worst of circumstances. I tattooed variety on her arm. She tattooed her name on my heart. In 1942, Lale Sokolov arrived in Auschwitz-Birkenau. He was given the duty of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - scratching numbers into his...

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